DESCENDANTS OF JOHN PICKENS

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOHN PICKENS

 

    John Pickens was probably born about 1775.  His wife is unknown.

 

Known children of John Pickens.

 

  2.  (1). Elizabeth               b.c.     1801

         m.Job Westfall

 

  3.  (2). Alexander James         b.c.     1812   d.Jul 15 1877

         m.Mary "Polly" Beall

 

 

2.ELIZABETH PICKENS    1.JOHN PICKENS

 

    Elizabeth Pickens, a daughter of John Pickens, was born in

Randolph County about 1801 and died in Calhoun County WV between 1860

and 1870.  She married Job Westfall.  Job was born in Randolph County

VA sometime between 1790 and 1796 (his age is given differently in

three different census records) and died in Gilmer County WV after

1870.

 

Children of Job and Elizabeth Westfall.

 

  4.  (1). William                 b.c.     1823

 

  5.  (2). John M.                 b.c.     1825

         m.Vashti Ayers

 

  6.  (3). George                  b.c.     1827

         m.Keziah -------

 

  7.  (4). Adeline                 b.c.     1830

 

  8.  (5). Ellen                   b.c.     1832

 

  9.  (6). Mary                    b.c.     1839

 

 10.  (7). Adam                    b.c.     1844

         m.Sarah M. -------

         m.May Fitzpatrick

 

 

3.ALEXANDER JAMES PICKENS    1.JOHN PICKENS

 

    Alexander James Pickens, son of John Pickens, was born in Augusta

County VA about 1812 and died July 15, 1877.  He married Mary "Polly"

Beall.  Mary, a daughter of George H. and Mary Ann (Parsons) Beall,

was born in Randolph County VA (WV) about 1815.

 

Children of Alexander James and Mary (Beall) Pickens.

 

 11.  (1). Jemima B.               b.c.     1833   d.c.     1879

         m.Leonidas A. Riddle

 

 12.  (2). Melissa                 b.c.     1835

 

 13.  (3). Lucinda                 b.c.     1837   d.young

 

 14.  (4). Nancy Jane              b.c.     1838

         m.Elam T. Gainer

 

 15.  (5). Jemima                  b.c.     1841

         m.Leonidas A. Riddle

 

 16.  (6). George Houser           b.       1844   d.       1905

         m.Rachel Kennedy

 

 17.  (7). Martha                  b.c.     1845   d.       1920

        m.William James Coberly Apr  5 1866

 

 18.  (8). James Albert            b.c.     1847

         m.Margaret Ann Stalnaker

         m.Hannah Stalnaker

 

 19.  (9). Sarah Dorcas            b.c.     1849

 

 20. (10). Cordelia Ella           b.c.     1850

         m.William H. Stalnaker

 

 21. (11). Susan                   b.c.     1855

         m.James M. Johnson

 

16.GEORGE HOUSER PICKENS     3.ALEXANDER JAMES PICKENS    1.JOHN

PICKENS

 

    George Houser Pickens, a son of Alexander James and Mary (Beall)

Pickens, was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) in 1844 and died in 1905.

He married Rachel Kennedy.  Rachel, a daughter of James Russell and

Rebecca (Dennison) Kennedy, was born in 1846 and died in 1927.

 

Known children of George Houser and Rachel (Kennedy) Pickens.

 

 22.  (1). Dora

         m.Saltahiel Wise Stalnaker

 

 23.  (2). Massalona

         m.Carey Woofter

 

 24.  (3). Theodosia

         M.John Santford Bell

 

 25.  (4). Calvin Curry            b.       1869   d.       1951

         m.Ida Flora Stalnaker

 

 26.  (5). Loman Francis                           d.young

 

 27.  (6). Loys

         m.William Lovett Cain

 

 28.  (7). Lafayette Lee           b.c.     1880

         m.Effie Norris

 

 29.  (8). Othello Scott

         m.Amy Westfall

 

 30.  (9). Russell Hill

         m.Carrie Rinehart

 

 

25.CALVIN CURRY PICKENS     16.GEORGE HOUSER PICKENS     1.ALEXANDER

JAMES PICKENS

 

    Calvin Curry Pickens, a son of George Houser and Rachel (Kennedy)

Pickens, was born in 1869 and died in 1951.  He married Ida Stalnaker

April 17, 1895.  Ida was a daughter of Nathaniel Wellington and

Marietta Stalnaker.

 

Children of Calvin Curry and Ida (Stalnaker) Pickens.

 

 31.  (1). Karl Dewey

 

 32.  (2). Ruth

 

 33.  (3). Madge

         m.J.C. Carper

 

 34.  (4). Pearl

 

 

28.LAFAYETTE PICKENS    16.GEORGE HOUSER PICKENS     1.ALEXANDER JAMES

PICKENS

 

    Lafayette Pickens, a son of George Houser and Rachel (Kennedy)

Pickens, was born about 1880.  He married Effie Norris.

 

Known children of Lafayette and Effie (Norris) Pickens.

 

 35.  (1). Eustace H.              b.Sep 26 1909   d.Nov 25 1994

         m.Fannie Perkins

 

 36.  (2). Haywood

 

 37.  (3). Georgia                 b.Jul 31 1912   d.Jun 12 2001

         m.----- Holliday

 

 38.  (4). Marguerite              B. Aug 23 1917 d. Oct 12 2012

         m. Glenn W. Wade

 

 

35.EUSTACE H. PICKENS     28.LAFAYETTE PICKENS    16.GEORGE HOUSER

PICKENS     3.ALEXANDER JAMES PICKENS    1.JOHN PICKENS

 

    Eustace H. Pickens, a son of Lafayette and Effie (Norris) Pickens,

was born in Gilmer County WV September 26, 1909 and died in Peoria, AZ

November 25, 1994.  He married Fannie Perkins.

 

Children of Eustace H. and Fannie (Perkins) Pickens.

 

 39.  (1). Sharon

         m.------ Herron

 

 40.  (2). Roger

 

 41.  (3). Richard

 

 42.  (4). Neil

 

37.GEORGIA L. PICKENS    28.LAFAYETTE PICKENS    16.GEORGE HOUSER

PICKENS     1.ALEXANDER JAMES PICKENS

 

    Georgia L. Pickens, a daughter of Lafayette and Effie (Norris)

Pickens, was born in Gilmer County WV July 31, 1912 and died in Medina

County OH June 12, 2001.  She married ----- Holliday.

 

Children of ------ and Georgia L. (Pickens) Holliday.

 

 43.  (1). Charles

         m. Diana ------

 

 44.  (2). Lancelot

         m. Pamela -----

 

 45.  (3). Scott

         m. Janet ------

 

 46.  (4). Geoge

 

 47.  (5). Edythe

 

 48.  (6). Kathy

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Bicentennial Biographies, Gilmer County WV" 1976, pp.92,93,215

"Gilmer County WV Historical Society Newletter" July 1995

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" p.77,152

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Job Westfall”, “Descendants of Dennis Wade”

The Glenville Democrat, Dec 1 1994, Jul 5 2001

1850,1860,1880 Gilmer County VA (WV) census

Hur Herald.com” Calhoun County WV Nov 6 2012